Edited by Liz Grzyb

Seventeen stories from some of Australia's brightest talents, complemented by fantastic tales from the US and UK.

Vampires, aliens, fairytale princesses, parallel universes, voodoo, werewolves, wizards, phantoms, dryads and cherubim.

Includes the Tin Duck Award-winning story "The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker" by Martin Livings and Talie Helene.

 

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Congratulations to Martin Livings and Talie Helene on their collaboration, "The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker", winning the Tin Duck for Best Short Fiction.

The fantastic story, first published in the Liz Grzyb-edited More Scary Kisses, took home the award at SwanCon, over the Easter weekend.

The Tin Ducks are WA's SF awards.

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Congratulations to D C White on his wonderful story, “The Dark Night of Anton Weiss” being a finalist in the Aurealis Awards.

Congratulations also to Liz Grzyb, editor of More Scary Kisses, where thee story was originally published.

We're really happy at this news and wish DC all the best on the night.

The Aurealis Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Sydney on 12 May.

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Heather Royston at She Never Slept reviews More Scary Kisses and scores it 4 out of 5.

"I’ve been looking forward to reading “More Scary Kisses” since I finished the first volume awhile back and I’d been saving it for awhile. I finally got to crack it recently and was quite excited at what goodies it would hold. The introduction only fueled my excitement."

You can read the full review here http://sheneverslept.com/newsandreviews/archives/7215

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Scary Minds reviews Liz Grzyb's More Scary Kisses and gives it 9 out of 10. We're really pleased to read:

If after a good collection of offbeat dark genre musings then you have come to the right place. Editor Grzyb throws down the gauntlet to non-romance readers and makes you wonder just what you might have been missing in a certain genre.

You can read the full review at http://www.scaryminds.com/reviews/2012/book132.php

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Publishers Weekly reviews new anthology More Scary Kisses. The bit we especially love is

"Readers will be delighted by this introduction to some of Australia's best paranormal romance writers."

the full review is below.

More Scary Kisses will be available world-wide in May.

 

 

More Scary Kisses

Edited by Liz Grzyb. Ticonderoga (www.ticonderogapublications.com), $15.99 trade paper (260p) ISBN 978-0-9807813-2-8

Talent shines in this beguiling collection of 17 paranormal romance stories from Down Under, many of which are more haunting and humorous than scary. Mr. Darcy of Pride and Prejudice takes a turn as a barbaric demon slayer in Fraser Sherman's "The Sword of Darcy," while a sugar-crazed cherub does his best to reunite two lovers in Nicole R. Murphy's "The Protector's Last Mission." A telepathic tentacle monster reluctantly wedded to a human woman finds a way toward happy-ever-after in Liz Coley's "Marriage of Convenience." On the creepier end, both Felicity Dowker's "Berries and Incense" and Kirstyn McDermott's "Frostbitten" will leave readers with chills. Martin Livings and Talie Helene close the anthology with "The Last Gig of Jimmy Rucker," a brilliantly hypnotizing and heartwarming tale. Readers will be delighted by this introduction to some of Australia's best paranormal romance writers.

From http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-9807813-2-8

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